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and san bruno mayor jim ruane want a judge to reject the puc's request to suspend the pipeline hearings over pg&e's penalties. the lawmakers argue putting the hearings on hold until next month would allow pg&e to negotiate settlements behind closed doors and avoid public scrutiny. >>> a coalition of community groups in san jose is boycotting the bay area's largest latino grocery chain. mi pueblo is facing criticism over its decision to implement everify immigration screening in its application process. the grocery franchise claims it's receiving pressure from the department of homeland security to assess the legal status of its employees. according to the "l.a. times," a spokesman from homeland security says the agency does not force employers to use its everify program. >>> senator dianne feinstein is taking action against rising california gas prices. she is calling for a federal suppression into gas prices because she doesn't think -- a federal investigation into gas prices because she doesn't think they are related to supply and demand. california is paying the highest gas prices av
mayor jim ruane were upset about the state public utilities commission asking to suspend hearings over pg&e's penalties and pipeline upgrade costs for a month. >>> saint andrew catholic church in daly city plans to have grief counselors available after a 6-year-old girl was killed in a church parking lot saturday morning. danielle from daly city was one of three people hit by a minivan in the parking lot. she died at the hospital. daly city police are investigating the death. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors will decide tomorrow if suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will keep his job. he was charged with official misconduct and and pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic abuse case. it will take a "yes" vote by 9 of 11 supervisors to remove him. >>> the 39th annual safeway world championship pumpkin weigh-off is this morning in half moon bay vying for the world's record and a $25,000 prize for the world's first one ton pumpkin. we'll give you a live look coming up at 6:00. >> it would take a crane to get that baby in there. >>> an action packed weekend of events in the bay area
emergency. >> jim lewis: this is a strategic industry, and it's like aircraft or space launch or computers, i.t. it's a strategic industry in the sense that an opponent can gain serious advantage, can gain serious benefit from being able to exploit the telecommunications network. >> kroft: jim lewis has followed huawei's explosive growth for years from the state department and the commerce department, where his job was to identify foreign technologies that might pose a threat to national security. how did they get so big and so cheap so quickly? >> lewis: two answers. first, steady, extensive support from the chinese government. if you're willing to funnel hundreds of millions, maybe even billions of dollars to a company, they're going to be able to grow. the second reason is industrial espionage. and huawei was famous in their developing years for taking other people's technology. >> kroft: you mean stealing? >> lewis: i guess technically, yes, it would be theft. >> kroft: cisco accused huawei of copying one of its network routers, right down to the design flaws and typos in the manual. a
assemblyman jerry hill and san bruno mayor jim rue an are upset about the state public utilities commission asking to suspend hearings over pg&e's penalties and pipeline upgrade costs for a month. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors will finally decide tomorrow if suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will keep his job. the mayor charged him with official misconduct and demanded his removal after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in connection to domestic abuse with his wife. we'll find that out tomorrow. >>> this morning a coalition of community groups in san jose plans to announce a boycott of the mi pueblo grocery change linked to the company's participation in the everify program the department of homeland security system to determine people's immigration status. >>> the pumpkin weigh-off this morning in half moon bay. these pumpkins will vie for the world record, a $25,000 megaprize for the world's first one-ton pumpkin. we'll be there when the competition kicks off on main street live. that's a big squash. >> can you imagine carving that pumpkin? >> or moving it? >>> a busy weeke
now on this monday. san mateo assemblyman jerry hill and san bruno mayor jim ruane plan to speak out against a move that the state public utilities commission made friday afternoon. the puc is asking to suspend hearings for a month over pg&e's penalties and pipeline upgrade costs from the san bruno pipeline explosion two years ago. >>> this morning a coalition of community groups in san jose plans to announce a boycott of the mi pueblo grocery chain linked to the company's participation in the federal everify program the department of homeland security system to determine people's immigration status. >>> a big weekend for bay area baseball. the giants and as fight to stay in the play-offs. they may need help. >> another big step for private space travel. the special treat headed toward the international space station right now. >> and oversized and orange. giant pumpkins battle it out for the top prize. we are going live to half moon bay for the big weigh-off for the giant gourd right there. it's all coming your way. ,, ,,,,,,,, ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beg
romney was in as well at bain capital. >> that's correct. >> it's become a subject of critic jim from the obama campaign with respect to what he did and whether he created jobs or not. should bain capital be an issue in this cain? -- campaign? >> everything is subject to be criticized in a campaign. the private equity has helped revolutionize business around the world. private equity is designed to make companies more efficient. it has an effect of make being jobs be created and that's not the principal purpose but very often we save jobs. one of the most important things is we make good returns that go to public pension funds. private equity has bean great thing for american business and the envy of the world. >> there's tissue of carried interest. >> that's correct. >> which puts you at a lower interest rate than some think you should be. taxed at a capital gains rate rather than ordinary income rate. do you think that's fair? >> in the context of comprehensive tax reform everything should be looked at. we have to recognize we have a $1 trillion annual deficit. unless we deal with w
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